Tag: Governor Kitzhaber

A Passion for Public Service with Rafael Baptista

Today we welcome Rafael Baptista to the ELGL blog family. His new blog feature, “A Passion for Public Service” will detail the decisions he faces after graduating from Willamette University. Each of you can help Rafael as he sorts through what do to next. Specifically, Rafael is considering pursuing an MPA and would welcome the … Continued

Take a seat at Oregon’s Kitchen Table!

You are invited to take a seat at Oregon’s Kitchen Table – an experiment to connect all Oregonians to real decisions in Salem. As you know, our state has been slow to recover from economic crisis, rural counties are dramatically cutting services, and trust in government is at an all-time low. But there are new … Continued

Task Force to Study Oregon Property Tax System?

Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis wants Gov. John Kitzhaber to appoint a task force to study changes to a property tax system that has handicapped cities’ ability to provide services to their citizens. Here is the letter sent by Portland area mayors to Gov. Kitzhaber requesting the formation of a task force. Letter to Governor Kitzhaber Mayor Bemis State … Continued

01.08.12 The Sunday Sermon

An example of “incorrect group think.” Presidential candidates say what they would be doing if not for N.H. debate. If Not at GOP Debate, Saturday Night Plans? ELGL In Case You Missed It 01.06.12 The Morning Buzz Job Posting: City Manager Job Posting: Coordinator, Coalition of Communities of Color Job Posting: Assistant City Manager – Riverside, OH RSVP for … Continued

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